Sep 24, 2012 6:00pm PDT
tonight. keep up the great work. we end this broadcast tonight not knowing where mitt romney stands on health care. that's the hitch. i'm ed shultz. the rachel maddow starts right now. >>> this is the logo of the china offshore oil corporation. it's kind of cool right? i like to call this cnooc. as you can tell, the logo is kind of a pick to graph e ex-planing what they do. it's supposed to be an oil derrick and the c is the platform that it's sitting on. the whole thing is in blue water because they are an offshore oil company. this chinese company is a huge company. it's almost entirely owned by the chinese government. in 2005, they tried to take over an oil company based in california. so big chinese, state-run company trying to take over a california company. this is the chinese government, a big business deal like that actually does have national security implications for us as a country. that's the kind of international business deal that's subject to review by something called the committee on foreign investments in the united states. a big committee that reviews this stuff.
Sep 25, 2012 7:00am EDT
affairs. both he and republican rival mitt romney speak at the clinton global initiative's annual meeting today in nearly back-to-back speeches. hot topics for both. the u.s. response to anti-american protests across the muslim world, and we'll have more on this coming up. >>> now let's head to wall street and cnbc's courtney reagan at the new york stock exchange. do tell us more about the global bacon shortage on the way because al is very concerned this morning. he can't function. >> reporter: as are a number of others. this could be very true. if you're a bacon lover, start hoarding it now. according to britain's national pig association, a worldwide shortage of pork and bacon next year is unavoidable. it's a result of the drought that hit much of the country this year which damaged the crops used to feed the pigs, so the group predicts that the number of slaughtered pigs could fall by 10% in the second half of next year, and that could cause prices to double in some areas. natalie? >> start stocking up now. courtney reagan, thanks. >>> what better way to show a little school spirit th
Sep 25, 2012 12:35am EDT
day and he's already surged past mitt romney in the polls. that's unbelievable! the president ama -- he was interviewed on piers morgan's show. i can't believe cnn let that shady dude into the building and gave him airtime. and also the guy from iran. ah-ha-ha. you see what i did? you knew i was going to do it but you enjoyed it anyway. you knew i was going to do it but you enjoyed it anyway. [laughter] that's a double entendre. it means you knew i was going to have sex with you and you enjoyed it anyway. [laughter] oh, yeah. oh, yeah. >> don't start. >> all right. ok. president obama says didn't have time to go the u.n. today. but he did have time to tape an appearance on "the view." [laughter] that's true. oh, yeah, the president of iran is here. i'm doing "the view"! but it was a tough interview for him. he faced a grilling from barbara walters. [barbara walters] "mister pwesident, does mitt womney weally hate you? what's the deal with the patwiots wast night?" i meernings whaaaa? if i seem like i have an extra bit of wind in my sails, it's because the new "dancing with the st